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Portraits of British Americans
Montreal: William Notman, 1865. First edition. Leather_bound. Good +. 425; 350; 280 p. An extra few duplicate signatures from volume 3 (p. 1-64) bound in at back of volume 2 with corresponding photographs included. 8vo. 84 mounted albumen photographs. Professionally rebound in lovely crimson quarter leather with red and blue marbled paper over boards. Some mild and medium foxing and dampstains to photograph margins in volume 3. Images not affected. Small chip out of back endpaper volume 3 as well. Owner's signature. Issued originally in 18 parts. Published around the same time as Beers' Canadian sporting books as well as the 'The Canadian Handbook and Tourist's Guide' by H. B. Small, both titles featuring Notman photographs. This book is an excellent example of Notman's forays into photographic book illustration and is an excellent social record as well. TPL 4452. Sabin 56025.
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